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Apples delivered with a side of biodiversity

By   /  August 10, 2017  /  24/7, 24/7 News, Business, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Plant and Food New Zealand, Press Release  /  Comments Off on Apples delivered with a side of biodiversity

MIL OSI – Source: Plant and Food New Zealand – Press Release/Statement: Headline: Apples delivered with a side of biodiversity 10 August 2017 Most people might assume organic growing methods are better for biodiversity, but a new study by Plant & Food Research scientists shows a different approach can work just as well. Dr Louise […]

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Apples delivered with a side of biodiversity: Plant & Food Research

By   /  August 10, 2017  /  24/7 News, Business, Conservation, Consumer Issues, Environment, Plant and Food New Zealand, Press Release, Private Sector  /  Comments Off on Apples delivered with a side of biodiversity: Plant & Food Research

MIL OSI – Source: Plant and Food New Zealand – Release/Statement Headline: Apples delivered with a side of biodiversity: Plant & Food Research 10 August 2017 Most people might assume organic growing methods are better for biodiversity, but a new study by Plant & Food Research scientists shows a different approach can work just as […]

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Innovation vital to success of horticulture

By   /  July 14, 2017  /  24/7, 24/7 News, Business, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Plant and Food New Zealand, Press Release  /  Comments Off on Innovation vital to success of horticulture

MIL OSI – Source: Plant and Food New Zealand – Press Release/Statement: Headline: Innovation vital to success of horticulture 14 July 2017 Innovation will be key to the on-going success of the horticulture industry, says Dr Bruce Campbell, recipient of the 2017 Horticulture New Zealand Industry Service Award. Dr Campbell, Chief Operating Officer of Plant […]

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Innovation vital to success of horticulture: Plant & Food Research

By   /  July 14, 2017  /  24/7 News, Business, Conservation, Consumer Issues, Environment, Plant and Food New Zealand, Press Release, Private Sector  /  Comments Off on Innovation vital to success of horticulture: Plant & Food Research

MIL OSI – Source: Plant and Food New Zealand – Release/Statement Headline: Innovation vital to success of horticulture: Plant & Food Research 14 July 2017 Innovation will be key to the on-going success of the horticulture industry, says Dr Bruce Campbell, recipient of the 2017 Horticulture New Zealand Industry Service Award. Dr Campbell, Chief Operating […]

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Industry crowns a bee king’s career: Plant & Food Research

By   /  July 13, 2017  /  24/7 News, Business, Conservation, Consumer Issues, Environment, Plant and Food New Zealand, Press Release, Private Sector  /  Comments Off on Industry crowns a bee king’s career: Plant & Food Research

MIL OSI – Source: Plant and Food New Zealand – Release/Statement Headline: Industry crowns a bee king’s career: Plant & Food Research 13 July 2017 While queen bees rule in the hive, the latest apiculture industry award has gone to one of the kings of the bee world. Dr Barry Donovan was awarded the Peter […]

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Pollination technique could significantly boost macadamia yield

By   /  July 4, 2017  /  24/7, 24/7 News, Business, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Plant and Food New Zealand, Press Release  /  Comments Off on Pollination technique could significantly boost macadamia yield

MIL OSI – Source: Plant and Food New Zealand – Press Release/Statement: Headline: Pollination technique could significantly boost macadamia yield 4 July 2017 Improving macadamia tree yields by more than 50 per cent could be achieved by alternating varieties in rows and increasing pollinators, new research suggests. For the study researchers conducted a trial in […]

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Pollination technique could significantly boost macadamia yield: Plant & Food Research

By   /  July 4, 2017  /  24/7 News, Business, Conservation, Consumer Issues, Environment, Plant and Food New Zealand, Press Release, Private Sector  /  Comments Off on Pollination technique could significantly boost macadamia yield: Plant & Food Research

MIL OSI – Source: Plant and Food New Zealand – Release/Statement Headline: Pollination technique could significantly boost macadamia yield: Plant & Food Research 4 July 2017 Improving macadamia tree yields by more than 50 per cent could be achieved by alternating varieties in rows and increasing pollinators, new research suggests. For the study researchers conducted […]

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Pollination technique could significantly boost macadamia yield, research shows: Plant & Food Research

By   /  July 4, 2017  /  24/7 News, Business, Conservation, Consumer Issues, Environment, Plant and Food New Zealand, Press Release, Private Sector  /  Comments Off on Pollination technique could significantly boost macadamia yield, research shows: Plant & Food Research

MIL OSI – Source: Plant and Food New Zealand – Release/Statement Headline: Pollination technique could significantly boost macadamia yield, research shows: Plant & Food Research 4 July 2017 Improving macadamia tree yields by more than 50 per cent could be achieved by alternating varieties in rows and increasing pollinators, new research suggests. For the study-funded […]

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25 years of science working for New Zealand: Plant & Food Research

By   /  July 3, 2017  /  24/7 News, Business, Conservation, Consumer Issues, Environment, Plant and Food New Zealand, Press Release, Private Sector  /  Comments Off on 25 years of science working for New Zealand: Plant & Food Research

MIL OSI – Source: Plant and Food New Zealand – Release/Statement Headline: 25 years of science working for New Zealand: Plant & Food Research 3 July 2017 Twenty-five years ago – on 1 July 1992 – the Government re-shaped the nation’s science research organisations into ten Crown Research Institutes. The milestone of 25 years will […]

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Kiwifruit estimated to generate 6.14 billion by 2030

By   /  June 28, 2017  /  24/7, 24/7 News, Business, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Plant and Food New Zealand, Press Release  /  Comments Off on Kiwifruit estimated to generate 6.14 billion by 2030

MIL OSI – Source: Plant and Food New Zealand – Press Release/Statement: Headline: Kiwifruit estimated to generate 6.14 billion by 2030 28 June 2017 The joint Plant & Food Research – Zespri kiwifruit breeding programme will support a $3.5 billion increase in New Zealand’s GDP by 2030 and the creation of 29,000 jobs, according to […]

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Kiwifruit estimated to generate 6.14 billion by 2030: Plant & Food Research

By   /  June 28, 2017  /  24/7 News, Business, Conservation, Consumer Issues, Environment, Plant and Food New Zealand, Press Release, Private Sector  /  Comments Off on Kiwifruit estimated to generate 6.14 billion by 2030: Plant & Food Research

MIL OSI – Source: Plant and Food New Zealand – Release/Statement Headline: Kiwifruit estimated to generate 6.14 billion by 2030: Plant & Food Research 28 June 2017 The joint Plant & Food Research – Zespri kiwifruit breeding programme will support a $3.5 billion increase in New Zealand’s GDP by 2030 and the creation of 29,000 […]

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New funding takes the fight to myrtle rust: Plant & Food Research

By   /  June 20, 2017  /  24/7 News, Business, Conservation, Consumer Issues, Environment, Plant and Food New Zealand, Press Release, Private Sector  /  Comments Off on New funding takes the fight to myrtle rust: Plant & Food Research

MIL OSI – Source: Plant and Food New Zealand – Release/Statement Headline: New funding takes the fight to myrtle rust: Plant & Food Research 20 June 2017 Plant & Food Research and Scion have been successful in the latest round of MBIE’s Catalyst Strategic Fund with a project addressing the threat of myrtle rust to […]

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Cracking manukas genetic code to mitigate myrtle rust

By   /  June 13, 2017  /  24/7, 24/7 News, Business, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Plant and Food New Zealand, Press Release  /  Comments Off on Cracking manukas genetic code to mitigate myrtle rust

MIL OSI – Source: Plant and Food New Zealand – Press Release/Statement: Headline: Cracking manukas genetic code to mitigate myrtle rust 13 June 2017 A nationwide science project that sequenced the mānuka genome and is now exploring its genetic diversity may be instrumental in protecting the indigenous plant from the fungal disease myrtle rust. Using […]

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Cracking manuka’s genetic code to mitigate myrtle rust: Plant & Food Research

By   /  June 13, 2017  /  24/7 News, Business, Conservation, Consumer Issues, Environment, Plant and Food New Zealand, Press Release, Private Sector  /  Comments Off on Cracking manuka’s genetic code to mitigate myrtle rust: Plant & Food Research

MIL OSI – Source: Plant and Food New Zealand – Release/Statement Headline: Cracking manuka’s genetic code to mitigate myrtle rust: Plant & Food Research 13 June 2017 A nationwide science project that sequenced the mānuka genome and is now exploring its genetic diversity may be instrumental in protecting the indigenous plant from the fungal disease […]

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Fast-tracking health products

By   /  May 26, 2017  /  24/7, 24/7 News, Business, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Plant and Food New Zealand, Press Release  /  Comments Off on Fast-tracking health products

MIL OSI – Source: Plant and Food New Zealand – Press Release/Statement: Headline: Fast-tracking health products 26 May 2017 A new collaboration between Anagenix and Plant & Food Research will see health and wellness products based on New Zealand science fast-tracked to the international market. The Innovation Cell is a new co-investment business model whereby […]

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New Zealand horticulture now worth $8.7 billion: Plant & Food Research

By   /  May 26, 2017  /  24/7 News, Business, Conservation, Consumer Issues, Environment, Plant and Food New Zealand, Press Release, Private Sector  /  Comments Off on New Zealand horticulture now worth $8.7 billion: Plant & Food Research

MIL OSI – Source: Plant and Food New Zealand – Release/Statement Headline: New Zealand horticulture now worth $8.7 billion: Plant & Food Research 26 May 2017 Produce from the New Zealand horticulture industry is worth $8.7 billion a year, including more than $5 billion of exports, a new record high. According to the new issue […]

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New seafood research centre opens: Plant & Food Research

By   /  May 22, 2017  /  24/7 News, Business, Conservation, Consumer Issues, Environment, Plant and Food New Zealand, Press Release, Private Sector  /  Comments Off on New seafood research centre opens: Plant & Food Research

MIL OSI – Source: Plant and Food New Zealand – Release/Statement Headline: New seafood research centre opens: Plant & Food Research 22 May 2017 Hon Dr Nick Smith, MP for Nelson, officially opened the new Nelson Research Centre for Plant & Food Research on Friday 19 May 2017. The new facility will provide office and […]

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Throwing ants off the scent: Plant & Food Research

By   /  May 12, 2017  /  24/7 News, Business, Conservation, Consumer Issues, Environment, Plant and Food New Zealand, Press Release, Private Sector  /  Comments Off on Throwing ants off the scent: Plant & Food Research

MIL OSI – Source: Plant and Food New Zealand – Release/Statement Headline: Throwing ants off the scent: Plant & Food Research 12 May 2017 Scientists at Plant & Food Research, B3 (Better Border Biosecurity) and the University of Auckland have been researching Argentine ants to determine how odour and physical cues help them to forage […]

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Breeding blue cod brings new possibilities: Plant & Food Research

By   /  May 4, 2017  /  24/7 News, Business, Conservation, Consumer Issues, Environment, Plant and Food New Zealand, Press Release, Private Sector  /  Comments Off on Breeding blue cod brings new possibilities: Plant & Food Research

MIL OSI – Source: Plant and Food New Zealand – Release/Statement Headline: Breeding blue cod brings new possibilities: Plant & Food Research 4 May 2017 Scientists have managed to successfully breed blue cod for the first time, a milestone that will support the development of a new aquaculture industry for New Zealand. In association with […]

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Giving fish oil the laser treatment

By   /  April 21, 2017  /  24/7, 24/7 News, Business, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Plant and Food New Zealand, Press Release  /  Comments Off on Giving fish oil the laser treatment

MIL OSI – Source: Plant and Food New Zealand – Press Release/Statement: Headline: Giving fish oil the laser treatment 21 April 2017 Scientists at Plant & Food Research and the University of Otago have laid the foundation for a new quality control method for testing omega-3 and other health-enhancing polyunsaturated fatty acids (PUFA) in soft […]

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